Pictures just released by censors feature Eighth Army glider troops taking off for Sicily, and American paratroops in final North African rehearsal.
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PAN mass of gliders lined up on North African airfield
Gliders lined up
Personnel including Red Cross getting into glider
Towing plane taxiis off PAN to glider being towed off PAN to more towing planes ready to take off
Glider being towed off showing US Star
Three American transport planes dropping parachutes
Plane dropping containers
Parachutists dropping from six planes
Men (parachutists) jumping out of plane and opening parachutes (good shot)
Mass of parachutists dropping and five planes flying overhead
Mass of parachutists dropping to ground
Parachutists landing on ground
AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of mass parachutists dropping from 17 planes.
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AIR VIEW (AERIAL) mass parachutists on ground
Background: Pictures just released by censors feature Eighth Army glider troops taking off for Sicily, and American paratroops in final North African rehearsal.
Military - Active; Airforce - Active; Aviation; Italy; Americans